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Document Number: 6662

High School Graduation, Completion, and Dropout (GCD) Indicators: A Primer and Catalog - This study describes in simple terms the variables that can affect the accuracy of high school graduation, completion and dropout (GCD) indicators. The study also briefly defines various federal GCD rate indicators, “generic” dropout rate indicators, and the graduation rate indicators used by each state in its calculations for purposes of No Child Left Behind (NCLB) accountability. Over 70 distinctive GCD indicators are identified. (Christopher B. Swanson, Urban Institute, December 2004)...


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